JOIN US ANNUALLY THE SATURDAY BEFORE THANKSGIVING

The 15th edition of the Great Los Angeles Walk is coming on Saturday, November 21! (Always the Saturday before Thanksgiving.) We'll know later this year if it's safe to meet up, or if we come up with an alternative in these uncertain times. Check back for details!

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Friday, November 22, 2019

DOWNLOAD: The Great Los Angeles Walk 2019 Handout

fHere's this year's GREAT LOS ANGELES WALK handout! Download it here: http://mpresstudio.com/franklinave/2019GlawInfo.pdf or save the images below to your smart phone, and/or copy and paste the directions below.


See you Saturday — be there before 9 a.m., as we're leaving promptly then! We gather at Arcadia County Park memorial fountain, take a few group photos and answer a few questions before we're off!

Here are the specific directions:

> Hike down Huntington Drive.

> Turn right on to MILE 1: Gate 3, Santa Anita Park

> Shortcut through Santa Anita Parking lot, and keep walking on the "Gate 8" driveway to Baldwin Ave.

> Cross the street, then turn right and head north on Baldwin Ave.

> MILE 2: Los Angeles County Arboretum

> At 9:30 a.m. (approximately) meet up with walkers at Los Angeles County Arboretum and keep walking north. 

> Walk under the 210 Freeway.

> Turn left on Foothill Blvd.

> MILE 3: N. Old Ranch Rd. at Foothill Blvd.

> Cross street and turn left at Michillinda. Walk south on Michillinda to Colorado Blvd.

> Turn right at Colorado Blvd., this is the Pasadena city limits.

> At 10:15 a.m. (approximately), meet up with walkers at Dunn-Edwards Paints.

> MILE 4: Walnut St. at Colorado Blvd.

> MILE 5: Kinneloa Ave. at Colorado Blvd.

> MILE 6: Roosevelt Ave. at Colorado Blvd.

> MILE 7: Hill Ave. at Colorado Blvd.

> MILE 8: Madison Ave. at Colorado Blvd.

> Walk through Old Town Pasadena.

> Walk over freeway extension.

> MILE 9: St. John Ave. at Colorado Blvd.

> At Orange Grove Blvd., stay on the left hand side and walk on the sidewalk path through Defenders Park. Path will lead to Colorado Blvd. Bridge; walk over Arroyo Seco.

> MILE 10: San Rafael Ave. at Colorado Blvd.

> Los Angeles City Limits/Eagle Rock; Turn left on Figueroa St.

> MILE 11: Figueroa St.

> Enter Highland Park

> MILE 12: St. Albans St. at Figueroa St.

> MILE 13: Avenue 60 at Figueroa St.

> MILE 14: Avenue 50 at Figueroa St.

> MILE 15: Avenue 39 at Figueroa St.

> MILE 16: Avenue 26 at Figueroa St.

> At roundabout, head left on San Fernando Rd.

> At Pasadena Ave., turn right.

> MILE 17: Broadway at Pasadena Ave.

> Turn right on Broadway; cross over the Los Angeles River.

> Enter Chinatown

> MILE 18: College St. at Broadway

> Cross over the 101 Freeway.

> END POINT: Grand Park


> AFTER PARTY: The Redwood Bar and Grill, 316 W. 2nd St.

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